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Windows 7: Installing Windows updates changes file assoc.

13 May 2010   #1
Hans L

Windows 7 Ultimate
Installing Windows updates changes file assoc.

I just installed an update of Windows 7, and the file association for .jpg (and probably other file types) changed from my setting (XnView) back to Microsoft Photo Editor. This has happened before, but I never knew why.

Has this happened to anyone else, and what can I do about it?


Hans L

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 and MAC

Was that a security Update for Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 and MAC

Is this a 32 BIT or 64 BIT OS
My System SpecsSystem Spec

14 May 2010   #4
Hans L

Windows 7 Ultimate

Yes, 32-bit.

Updates were

Malicious software removal tool
Security update for Windows 7
Security update for Microsoft Office XP [I have Office 2000]


Hans L
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Installing Windows updates changes file assoc.

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